Friday, December 31, 2010

Gimp: A free alternative to Photoshop.

Gimp is an image manipulation application. The initial release was in 1996 and its popularity continues to grow. It is a completely free program and is a great alternative to Photoshop. There is no need to pay hundreds of dollars for a great image editing software. Gimp is open source and completely free to download and use. The application features many tools for beginners and professionals as well. If you like editing pictures and graphics then this software is something you should definitely download. Gimp works on Mac OS, Windows and GNU/Linux.

Go to the site and download it. Gimp

Thursday, December 30, 2010

Linux Action Show

If you like to learn more about Linux and open source software then you should check out the Linux Action Show. It is hosted by Chris Fisher and Bryan Lunduke. The show is definitely geeky but there is a lot to learn especially if you are new to Linux. Even veteran Linux users will learn a thing or two. The show had its debut in 2006 and it's still going strong after many years. Chris and Bryan review many distributions of Linux and also a variety of open source applications. There is a call in question and answer segment which is pretty cool as well. You can watch the Linux Action Show podcasts for free on

Sunday, December 26, 2010

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Best Torrent Sites of 2010

Holiday season has already begun and New Year's Eve is quickly approaching. Here is our list of popular torrent sites for the year 2010. If you know of any other great sites please let us know. Happy Holidays to everyone!

KickassTorrents - No ads and a fantastic site

Mininova - The Ultimate Bittorent Source

Demonoid - Private but you can download the latest torrents even without registration

ScrapeTorrent - Searches several popular torrent sites

SeedPeer - It has a verified torrent section

ISOhunt - Comprehensive bittorent search

Torrent Reactor - The most active torrents on the web

BTjunkie - Large bittorent search

Btscence - Clean torrents 

Torrent Scan - Another search engine of popular torrent sites

Sumo Torrent - Fresh torrent source

Torrentz - Nice bittorent search

Torrent Box - A very good source

Fenopy - Yet another site for torrents

Share Reactor - Indexes bittorent and edonkey P2P

Torrent Matrix - Latest bittorent files

Bitenova - Add comments and rate torrents

Spynova - Indexes torrents

Friday, December 17, 2010

The best video player out there!

VLC media player is a great application that works on Linux, Windows and Mac OS X. It is by far one of the best video players out there. It can play various video file formats as well as DVD's, CD's, VCD's.  VLC media player is free to download and use. It was initially released in 2001 by a group at Ecole Centrale Paris and since then has become very popular. Today, it is an open source project and anyone can contribute to it from around the world. It is amazing how many different audio and video codecs this application can handle. This is definitely a good media player for watching videos off the Internet. It is licensed under the GNU general public license. If you are looking for a great video player for your computer then VLC media player is it. Check out their website for more information, skins and to download the application.

VLC media player website.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Assault Cube: Awesome first person shooter

Assault Cube is a first person shooter based on the Cube engine. It has a single player mode and multiplayer. This FPS is realistic and team oriented. The graphics are nice and the weapons are awesome. It is a fast paced game and very enjoyable. There are two teams. One is the Cubers Liberations Army (CLA) and the other is the Rabid Viper Special Forces (RVSF). This game is free and works well on Linux.

Here is the link to Assault Cube website.